Calflora
Taxon  Report   1527    
Carex canescens  L.
Hoary sedge,  Silvery sedge
Carex canescens, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

 
More information about  Carex canescens
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CACA11)


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 23, 2019).